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Make ice cold smoothies without contaminants

With temperatures soaring outdoors, an ice cold smoothie certainly sounds like a tempting meal choice. But before you throw in a scoop or two of protein powder, you might want to reconsider and go for another source of protein. While I’ve previously tackled the issue of whole foods over powders as my preferred choice, a […]

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Rice and arsenic: Go for a variety of grains as a smart strategy

Chances are you’ve heard plenty about the rice and arsenic issue. If not, here’s a quick roundup of the happenings: Consumer Reports testing revealed that all sorts of rice products, from baby cereal to brown and white rice, contain worrisome levels of arsenic. Arsenic comes in two forms –  inorganic  and organic (which occurs naturally […]

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